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Film Review: Savage Man Savage Beast (1975)

SYNOPSIS: Bizarre rituals, animals being killed, and people being killed and eaten by each other and animals REVIEW: Savage Man Savage Beast, aka Zumbalah, aka Ultime Grida Dalla Savana, aka Savage Temptation, aka The Great Hunting, aka (simply and appropriately) Deathshow, is one of the more influential early “shockumentary” films. Seen as a nature documentary in which the cyclical food …

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Film Review: The Sighting (2016)

SYNOPSIS: One year after seven students are mysteriously murdered at a party. A man searches for his friend after he is seemingly abducted by a family of Sasquatch. The film features shots of scenic Glacier National Park in lieu of a more original plot. REVIEW: Director: David Blair, Adam Pitman Starring: Adam Pitman, Nathaniel Peterson, Kent Harper Originally shot in …

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Film Review: Minutes Past Midnight (2016)

SYNOPSIS: As midnight falls, all manner of terror invades the Earth. Demons, cannibals, killers, ghosts and monsters swarm the world in these tales of the supernatural, the fantastic, and the just plain horrific. Featuring nine stories of horror. REVIEW: This is the first in a series of anthology films from five different production companies. This film, featuring nine horror shorts, …

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Film Review: Jennifer 8 (1992)

SYNOPSIS: A big-city cop from L.A. moves to a small-town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it. REVIEW: Right off the bat I …

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Film Review: Snuff Trap (2003)

SYNOPSIS: When the daughter of a politician suddenly disappears, her step-mother investigates the porno industry in search of her. REVIEW: Snuff Trap (aka Snuff Killer – La Morte in Diretta) is one of the later films of Italian writer/director Bruno Mattei (this time working under the pseudonym Pierre Le Blanc), released in 2003. After arguing a bit with her mother, …

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Film Review: Glowing Eyes: La Chatte a Deux Tetes (2002)

SYNOPSIS: The inner workings of a p*rn theater exposes a love triangle between a cashier, her interested boy toy, and an elderly gay gentleman. REVIEW: Glowing Eyes: La Chatte a Deux Tetes (The Pussy With Two Heads) is an interesting film. Directed by Jacques Nolot, who also cast himself as the elderly gay gentleman in the synopsis, Glowing Eyes is a French …

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Film Review: The Ones Below (2015)

SYNOPSIS: After giving birth to her first child, a woman (Clémence Poésy) starts to believe that her downstairs neighbors have sinister intentions. REVIEW: The Ones Below is a slow burn. No, strike that. The Ones Below is a leisurely, gradual, protracted, dawdling, painstakingly slow burn. In fact, it burns about as slowly as anything could possibly burn. It doesn’t spark, …

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Film Review: Killbillies (2015)

SYNOPSIS: After a night of carousing, the amateur photo model Zina heads for a fashion shoot in the nature, accompanied by the ambitious Mia, apathetic Dragica and snobby photographer Blitcz. On the idyllic location, a supposedly ordinary fashion shoot soon turns into a fierce fight for survival. REVIEW: Let’s face facts here – the horror scene is at its strongest …

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Film Review: The Guy Knows Everything (short film) (2013)

SYNOPSIS: The story follows bar pals who face off in a game of sports trivia, when a stranger, with a penchant for whiskey, ups the stakes with a seemingly unending knowledge beyond sports into their personal lives. With the clock ticking towards a midnight deadline, will the group survive using their wits alone before the money and time runs REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Lars (Thure Lindhardt), a struggling painter, resorts to getting a full time teaching position when he suffers from a mental block prohibiting his creative side from producing his next masterpiece. He ends up taking residence is a secluded countryside at a small school. There he meets Eddie (Dylan Smith), a mute that is under the school’s care but without …

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Film Review: Shutter (2004)

SYNOPSIS: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past. REVIEW:  Within the smattering of Asian horror releases that arrived like a tidal wave of fear, “Shutter” (2004) was one of ones that carried a well known legacy of being frightful. Its later …

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Film Review: Bug (2006)

Bug (2006) Movie

SYNOPSIS: Based on a play by Tracy Letts, this claustrophobic thriller from Exorcist director William Friedkin focuses on the love story between a man (Michael Shannon) and a woman (Ashley Judd) convinced that the government is implanting insects in its citizens. Harry Connick Jr. plays the woman’s abusive ex-husband in this nightmare tale of paranoia that takes place in an …

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Film Review: Devoured (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A young immigrant woman is working in an old New York restaurant earning money to send back home to her young son, who is living with his grandmother; however, malevolent forces are making her job much harder. REVIEW: Directed by Greg Olliver, Devoured opens with us joining the New York police department as they are standing over the body …

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Film Review: Zombies (2016)

SYNOPSIS: When the world is in shambles, plagued by a zombie outbreak, only the strong will survive, but just how much determination will it take? Will Luke and his crew have enough ambition and ammunition to stay alive long enough to save the human race? REVIEW: You gotta give credit where credit is due, at least they call the zombies …

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Film Review: Vampyres (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Faithful to the sexy, twisted 1974 cult classic by Joseph Larraz, Vampyres is an English-language remake pulsating with raw eroticism, wicked sado-masochism and bloody, creative gore. Victor Matellano (Wax (2014, Zarpazos! A Journey through Spanish Horror, 2013) directs this tale set in a stately English manor inhabited by two older female vampires and with their only cohabitant being a …

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